Xinjiang medical university, formerly known as the Xinjiang medical college, is a medical university in Urumqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region of the people’s republic of China. It was ratified by the ministry of national education in 1998 and authorized by Jiang Zemin.
The Xinjiang medical university was founded by incorporating the traditional Chinese medicine college of Xinjiang medical university with the Xinjiang medical college. Prior to incorporation, the Xinjiang medical college was among the 156 key projects that received help from the former Soviet Union during the First 5-year plan and began recruiting new students in 1956. During its 60 years of existence, the Xinjiang medical university has received attention from national and international leaders, including Chinese Communist party officials and other provincial and urban figures from across China.
In February 2014, the school has 8 key disciplines of the state administration of traditional Chinese medicine, 11 provincial key disciplines, 2 post-doctoral scientific research work stations, 3 post-doctoral research stations; 2 doctorate authorization points for first level discipline, 25 second level doctorate authorization points, professional doctorate authorization points; 10 points of authorization of masters in discipline of first level, 63 points of authorization of masters in secondary discipline. The school is the third group in the country, the first doctoral authorization unit in Xinjiang; the only training unit for Ph.D. students with a specialization in clinical medicine from Xinjiang; a training unit for master’s students in clinical medicine, oral medicine, public health, pharmacy, etc.
The campus has several buildings of the late Russian era in Xinjiang. The campus for study MBBS in Xinjiang medical university has been completely updated and modernized and has a library, soup kitchens, hospitals, and training centers. The experimental laboratories include modern systems and models of bio-information processing. Currently, the Xinjiang medical university is formed by 8 medical faculties and related – the Public Health College, medical college, traditional medicine college, pharmacy college, basic medical sciences college, nurses training college, vocational college, and continuing education college.
There are 606 international students who study MBBS in Xinjiang medical university and there are more than 880 professors and associate professors. Libraries that cover 16000 m2 and have more than 1.07 million books were built. There are more than 1300 periodicals and magazines available in Chinese and other languages. Six book databases have been introduced and there is a connection to the database of the Harvard Medical International Partners library. The library has a capacity for more than 2500 in the area of the reader and more than 350 in the area of access to the electronic library.
Since 1998, the Xinjiang medical university has won 58 scientific research awards at provincial and ministerial levels. It is among the best colleges and universities that carry out scientific research in the Autonomous Region. It is the only institution in China that won the “Academic Medical Prize of China” in 4 consecutive years. The Xinjiang medical university headed the universities that were being observed by the national science foundation of China.
As of July 22nd, 2009, the university was one of seven institutions of this type recognized by the Medical and Dental Council of India (in addition to the recognition already granted by the Medical Council of India).
In recent years, the university has completed more than 280 scientific research projects, winning 32 projects from the National Natural Science Foundation of China in the process. We revolutionized surgery, we won national awards, we published books that define the era, and we led the country and opened the way for an advance that allows us to save lives.
Exchange and Cooperation
The Xinjiang medical university has a partnership with several medical bodies such as the World Health Organization, the Ministry of Health of China, the Ministry of Education of China, the Medical and Dental Council of Pakistan, the Medical Council of India, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in the UAE and many other international organizations.
We also work in close collaboration with other institutions, such as the University of Birmingham, the Dow University of Health Sciences, Khyber-e-Azam Medical College, Ayub Medical College, Frontier Medical College, Harvard Medical International, Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 University; just to mention a few.